Aromatherapy Workshops & Classes
Aromatherapy for Healing Arts Practitioners
This series of courses offers sequential levels of training and is designed for massage therapists, nurses and other healing arts practitioners who wish to integrate aromatherapy into their professional practice. It is assumed that students enrolling in these courses have a foundation in basic anatomy and physiology.
The Aromatherapy School offers three levels of classes (I, II & III)
- Classes are sequential, i.e., you must take Level I before Level II, etc.
- Each class is offered at least once per year (several times most years).
- All classes are taught by Dr. Joie Power, director of The Aromatherapy School.
- Each level is presented as a two-day weekend workshop.
- Classes are offered at Dr. Power's farm, Wyldhaven, near Asheville North Carolina.
- Students are presented with a Certificate of Completion for attending both days of the workshop.
- Students may choose to take exam at end of workshop. Students who pass are given a Certificate of Achievement.
- Classes are geared toward Healing Arts Practitioners (Nurses, Massage Therapists, MDs, etc.)
- All students are expected to have a solid understanding of physiology and anatomy.
- Levels I & II are open to non-practitioners (must have working knowledge of physiology and anatomy).
- Students completing all Levels will receive a Certificate in Clinical Aromatherapy.
- Optionally, students can choose to take the online/correspondence courses.
- Students may mix and match between live and online/correspondence courses.
For more info on each Level, click on the links below:
Next Aromatherapy Workshop / Aromatherapy Workshop Schedule
Massage Therapy CEs
Dr. Joie Power is approved by: The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. 15 CEs per Level (I, II & III)
More Info: Massage Therapy CEs
Registered Aromatherapist CEUs
CEUs (15) available to RAs (Registered Aromatherapists) for ARC (Aromatherapy Registration Council).
A Certificate of Completion will be issued to all who attend both days of a workshop (one certificate per level).
A Certificate of Achievement will be issued to all who attend both days of a workshop and pass a written exam at the end of day two (one certificate per level) .
Licensed health care professionals who have received Certificates of Achievement for all three levels will be given a Certification in Clinical Aromatherapy.
More Info: Aromatherapy Certification
Joie Power, Ph.D.
Dr. Power is a retired board certified neuropsychologist and former Assistant Professor of Surgery/Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Georgia, where she performed intra-operative cortical mapping with renowned neurosurgeon Herman Flanigan, M.D. She has over 20 years of clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings and during her years of practice has also been both a practitioner and student of alternative healing methods, including herbal medicine, aromatherapy, Reiki, Chinese Medicine, and other energetic healing systems. Her extensive formal training and experience in the olfactory and limbic systems of the brain give her a unique qualification for understanding the actions of essential oils in the body. Dr. Power, founder of one of the earliest essential oil companies in the U.S. to specialize in therapeutic quality essential oils, is now a clinical consultant for Artisan Aromatics as well as an internationally known writer and teacher in the fields of aromatherapy and alternative medicine. Her approach to aromatherapy weaves together her solid scientific training and strong clinical skills with a holistic philosophy that honors body, mind and spirit. Dr. Joie Power is also the author of The Quick Study Guide to Aromatherapy and numerous published articles on aromatherapy and related topics.
In addition to teaching courses in aromatherapy for herself and The Aromatherapy School, Dr. Power has presented workshops on aromatherapy and the use of essential oils for the following schools and institutions:
- American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA), Atlanta Chapter
- Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism
- Botanologos School of Herbal Studies
- Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine
- National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA), S.E. Conference
- North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness, University of NC, Asheville (UNCA)
- Aromatherapy: The Basics - World Health News, v. 2, #4 Winter 1999
- Aromatherapy and Emotions - World Health News, v. 2, #2 1998
- Aromatherapy and the SARS Virus - for Dreaming Earth Botanicals, LLC
- Aromatherapy for Immunity - New Life Journal, March 2006
- Aromatherapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - World Health News, v. 2, #1 Winter 1998
- Essential Oil Quality - for Dreaming Earth Botanicals, LLC
- Gas Chromatography: A Basic Explanation - for Dreaming Earth Botanicals, LLC
Aromatherapy School Contact Info
Dr. Joie Power
The Aromatherapy School
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